Picture gallery - memorial service

A memorial service for Nelson Mandela was held on 10 December. World leaders came to South Africa to pay tribute to a fellow leader. Photos: GCIS

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe and Archbishop Emeritus Demond Tutu Dignitaries from all over the world at the funeral

President and Mrs Thabo Mbeki Liberain President Ellen Johnson

Jimmy Carter, Kofi Annan and Lakhdar Brahimi, all member of The Elders, an independent group of global leaders who work together for peace and human rights. They were brought together in 2007 by Nelson Mandela Prime Minister of Lesotho Thomas Thabane

President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace President Yayi Boni of Benin

Former President Thabo Mbeki Former British Prime Minister John Major and former President FW de Klerk

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with British Prime Minister David Cameron Former Deputy President and current Executive Director of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ncguka with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pilllay

President Joseph Kabila of the DRC and his wife Umbrellas against the rain in the FNB stadium

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Photos: State funeral

Photos: Transport of former President Mandela's remains to Eastern Cape

Photos: Preparations for funeral

Photos of South Africans mourning

Nelson Mandela: A photographic tribute